safety cage


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safety cage

[′sāf·tē ‚kāj]
(mining engineering)
A cage, box, or platform used for lowering and hoisting miners, tools, and equipment into and out of mines.

safety cage

A lightweight rig, usually used with a power-operated winch, sometimes used in place of a scaffold for relatively minor jobs.
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The system controller and hydraulic pump can be mounted on the exterior of the safety cage or remotely.
And Chevrolet has the safety aspect covered too as models boast a high strength safety cage, six airbags, anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution, electronic stability control and traction control as standard.
Russell and fellow miner Brant Webb were caught in a safety cage almost a kilometre below the surface when an earthquake triggered a rockfall at a gold mine in Tasmania.
He said a safety cage was later fitted to the mechanism to prevent anything like this happening again.
To accommodate wheelchair users, the car has a hinged safety cage on the driver's side door and a removable steering wheel.
Designed to protect occupants before, during and after a crash, the Camaro offers a comprehensive system of safety features a" starting with a robust body structure and integral safety cage around the passenger compartment.
Designed to protect occupants before, during and after a crash, the Camaro offers a comprehensive system of safety features -- starting with a robust body structure and integral safety cage around the passenger compartment.
Essentially, a structural safety cage is created with the steels.